Anglican Bishop George Bull wrote a two volume work specifically to refute this work, which became a standard text for two hundred years.
French Roman Catholics were so happy with this work that they honored Bull
with official appreciation.
It being an ecumenical age, he
gratitude by publishing a book on the errors of Rome.
establishes that pre-Nicene fathers consistently identified Jesus as pre-existent, as Creator and not creature, as identical to the angel of the Lord in the OT, whom they also identified as God appearing in the form of a theophany, as affirming the full deity of Christ.